Wicked Words: A Treasury of Curses, Insults, Put-Downs, and Other Formerly Unprintable Terms from Anglo-Saxon Times to the Present
Rawson, Hugh

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Crown Publishers, 1989. First First printing. Fine in fine dust jacket. Cloth, 435 pps. Now classic excursion into the dark side of the English language which traces the origin, use and abuse of words of insult, ethnic slurs, and the great and infamous Anglo Saxon four-letter words. Organized in dictionary format. Great reference and highly entertaining. Rather scarce in first edition and collectible condition. Fine Cloth 0517573342 (Item ID: D8115)


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